Compare 2020 Audi A8 vs 2020 Bentley Flying Spur vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2020 Audi A8
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2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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55 TFSI quattro
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A8 L 55 TFSI quattro 17 26 $80,088 $85,200
A8 L 60 TFSI e quattro N/A N/A $88,360 $94,000
A8 L 60 TFSI quattro 15 23 $90,992 $96,800
S8 4.0 TFSI 13 22 $121,732 $129,500
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W12 Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Flying Spur W12 Sedan 12 19 N/A $214,600
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AMG S 63 4MATIC+ Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC+ Convertible 15 24 $172,490 $183,500
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC+ Coupe 17 27 $161,116 $171,400
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC+ Sedan 17 26 $142,504 $151,600
S-Class AMG S 65 Sedan 13 22 $221,464 $235,600
S-Class Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan 16 25 $162,620 $173,000
S-Class Maybach S 650 Sedan 13 21 $190,397 $202,550
S-Class S 450 4MATIC Sedan 18 28 $91,415 $97,250
S-Class S 450 Sedan 19 28 $88,595 $94,250
S-Class S 560 4MATIC Coupe 17 26 $122,341 $130,150
S-Class S 560 4MATIC Sedan 17 27 $101,003 $107,450
S-Class S 560 Convertible 17 26 $130,284 $138,600
S-Class S 560 Sedan 17 27 $98,183 $104,450
S-Class S 560e Sedan N/A N/A $103,165 $109,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$80,088
N/A
$172,490
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$85,200
$214,600
$183,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1420 / month
$3577 / month
$3058 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Audi A8 is a futuristic flagship that raises the bar with its high-tech features. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the benchmark for large luxury sedans.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 12 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 19 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 - 49.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 37.4 37.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 - 57
Second Leg Room (in)
44.3 42.9 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.9 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 4
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 37 37.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- - 53.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- - 60.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 65.8 64.7
Length, Overall (in)
208.7 209.3 198.9
Height, Overall (in)
58.5 58.4 56
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.3 65.5 64.7
Wheelbase (in)
123.1 125.8 115.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.6 77.9 75.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - 4.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.5 14.8 7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.8 16.5 15.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 15 14.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 23.8 24.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42.2 36.3 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA STDTR
Front Tire Size
P255/45HR19 P265/40YR21 P255/40YR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA STDTR
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/45HR19 P305/35YR21 P285/35YR20
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4751 5372 4817
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 21 X 9.5 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 21 X 11 20 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 5000 626 @ 6000 603 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded W-12 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
369 @ 1370 664 @ 1350 664 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 6.0 L/363 4.0 L/243
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 15 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 19 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 12 15
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.05 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 - 4.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.23 3.33
Trans Order Code
DA NA 421
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.53 0.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.42 1.66
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel Drive All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.84 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.97 5.50
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.68 0.86
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.08 3.31 2.47
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.08 2.31
Trans Type
8 8 9
Summary
Body Style
quattro LWB Sedan Sedan 4MATIC+ Cabriolet
Vehicle Name
Audi A8 L Bentley Flying Spur Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 11.9 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - 150
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